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Teen Vaping Drops Amid COVID School Closures

By Net Assets posted 20 days ago


(From U.S. News) The number of teenagers vaping across the United States has dropped significantly amid school closures due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the national survey, 11% of high school students and less than 3% of middle school students said they were recent users of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. That's a roughly 40% drop from last year. If this year's numbers hold up, it would be the second big drop in a row, from a peak of 28% for high schoolers in 2019. Outside experts said the big decrease in electronic cigarettes use is likely real and makes sense given that young people often vape socially.

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